Medical Definition of Buck's extension

1. Apparatus for applying longitudinal skin traction on the leg through contact between the skin and adhesive tape; friction between the tape and skin permits application of force, which is applied through a cord over a pulley, suspending a weight; elevation of the foot of the bed allows the body to act as a counterweight. Synonym: Buck's traction. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buck's Extension

Bucephela clangula
Bucerotidae
Buchanan
Bucharest
Bucharesti
Bucharestian
Bucharestians
Buchloe
Buchloe dactyloides
Buchner
Buchner extract
Buchner funnel
Buchwald's atrophy
Buck's Fizz
Buck's Fizzes
Buck's extension
Buck's traction
Buckeye
Buckeye State
Buckingham
Buckingham Palace
Buckley
Buckley's
Buckley's and none
Buckley's chance
Buckleya distichophylla
Buckminster Fuller
Bucks

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